Screen shot of a news broadcast about heat related deaths in the U.S. Northeast
April 11, 2019

New York City faces a growing risk of higher temperatures and more frequent and intense heat waves. The Consortium for Climate Risk in the Urban Northeast (CCRUN), a NOAA RISA team, partnered with the health department and others to address the impacts of extreme heat on city residents.

 

State of the Climate 2017
August 1, 2018

See highlights from the 2017 issue of the planet's most comprehensive annual physical, the American Meteorological Society's State of the Climate report. 

March 20, 2018

The end of February brought an astonishing heatwave to the Arctic. In this event tracker post, we help you imagine what it would have felt like in your neck of the woods if your daily high temperature had been as overheated as the Arctic's. 

2016 State of the Climate: Highlights
August 10, 2017

See the highlights from the 2016 issue of the planet's most comprehensive annual physical.

August 1, 2017

Sure it's hot, but is it record hot?  This map shows the hottest summer daytime high temperature recorded at thousands of U.S. stations prior to this summer.  

June 22, 2016

Scorching heat in the U.S. Southwest in mid-June 2016 broke daily records for this time of year. In many locations, temperatures ranked in the top five warmest days for any time of year.